Thatcher: local reaction

The nation pays its final respects to Baroness Thatcher. As thousands of people line the streets of central London, people across the West Country are also marking her funeral.

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South West servicemen among pallbearers at funeral

Servicemen from Cornwall and Somerset were among the pallbearers at Baroness Thatcher's funeral in London today.

The body of Britain's first woman Prime Minister was escorted to St Paul's Cathedral with full military honours.

In Sidmouth, people gathered at the Conservative Club to pay their respects, but in death as in life, Margaret Thatcher proved divisive with questions asked about the cost of her funeral.

Jonathan Gibson reports:


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